Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9781416066453, 9781437736090

Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine

5th Edition

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Authors: Meir Kryger Thomas Roth William Dement
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437707311
Hardcover ISBN: 9781416066453
eBook ISBN: 9781437736090
eBook ISBN: 9781437727739
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 1st November 2010
Page Count: 1766

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Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine, 5th Edition, by Meir H. Kryger, MD, FRCPC, Thomas Roth, PhD, and William C. Dement, MD, PhD, delivers the comprehensive, dependable guidance you need to effectively diagnose and manage even the most challenging sleep disorders. Updates to genetics and circadian rhythms, occupational health, sleep in older people, memory and sleep, physical examination of the patient, comorbid insomnias, and much more keep you current on the newest areas of the field. A greater emphasis on evidence-based approaches helps you make the most well-informed clinical decisions. And, a new more user-friendly, full color format - both in print and online, lets you find the answers you need more quickly and easily. Whether you are preparing for the new sleep medicine fellowship examination, or simply want to offer your patients today's best care, this is the one resource to use!

Key Features

  • Make optimal use of the newest scientific discoveries and clinical approaches that are advancing the diagnosis and management of sleep disorders.


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About the Authors

Meir Kryger

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut

Thomas Roth

Affiliations and Expertise

Division Head, Sleep Disorders and Research Center, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan

William Dement

Affiliations and Expertise

Lowell W. and Josephine Q. Berry Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Stanford University School of Medicine, Sleep Sciences and Medicine, Stanford, California


"This is an updated edition of the authoritative and comprehensive book on sleep medicine that is generally considered the bible in the field. As a textbook, it will be useful to trainees in the field of sleep medicine whether they are medical students, residents or sleep fellows. It will also benefit those in other specialties traditionally linked to sleep medicine such as pulmonary medicine, neurology, psychiatry, pediatrics, ENT, obstetrics and women's health, endocrinology, and cardiology. This book remains a valuable contribution to the field."

— Isabel Crisostomo, MD, Rush University Medical Center

5 Star - Doody Rating, March 2013